Nestled on 195 acres along the banks of the Boardman River in the woods of the Pere Marquardt State Forest, Ranch Rudolf is a four-season family resort that offers camping tents and RV hookups, plus quality amenities like a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, volleyball court, archery range, and numerous snowshoe and snowmobile trails. Read all 19 reviews jessm531. There is onsite restaurant and full bar. Macomb, Michigan. Top Traverse City Kayaking & Canoeing Activities: See reviews and photos of kayaking & canoeing in Traverse City, Michigan on Tripadvisor. Traverse City Tourism; Traverse City Hotels; Bed and Breakfast Traverse City; Traverse City Holiday Rentals; Flights to Traverse City; Traverse City Restaurants Find it Fast. RR is my favorite kayak destination . The owners are so welcoming. Drop in at the Forks Camp Ground 2.5 miles east of Ranch Rudolf (RR) on Ranch Rudolf Rd. Reviewed August 25, 2017 . Waters D'Vine. Horina Canoe. Ranch Rudolf. Not Now. We camped at Ranch Rudolph over Labor Day weekend and it was fabulous. Kayaking, Canoeing, inner tubing, river trips and more! En savoir plus . Pine River Paddlesports Center. The river does have a somewhat rocky bottom so a water shoe or sandal with heal strap might be a good idea. Forgot account? The bathrooms were small and only had one shower, but was doable. Is there a place that we should know about? They service the beautiful upper Boardman River . Open for almost the whole year, Ranch Rudolf provides activities to compliment every season. So much to do but so relaxing at the same time. Anglers can test their skills on one of the ranch’s stocked trout ponds. He started off as an executive chef in Chicago until a realty company offered him a job running a small ranch resort in northern Michigan. Hofbrau Interlochen. Horseback Riding. even though we carefully checked their website for the ability to take our 4 year old tubing, and read the "what to bring"… lovely and kind. We decided to book a horse drawn sleigh ride at Ranch Rudolf on December 27. My wife went to the bar and asked someone to take our order. The pool was clean and lots of lawn games by the motel for the kids to do. During the Spring and Fall seasons Saturdays we still operate on the hour between 10am and 4pm and Sundays we operate on the hour 10am-2pm. Friendly... read more. The atmosphere is relaxed and you can relax by lying in a hammock, swimming in the pool, sitting around a campfire making s'mores, or tubing down the Boardman River. Would go back again. We do not accept reservations, trips are offered on a first come first served basis and we suggest arriving at least 20 minutes prior the hour for sign up. Hay rides in the warmer seasons turn into sleigh rides during the winter, and kayaking in August turns to snowmobiling in January. Complete incompetence and indifference by the staff. 4.3 of 5 stars. Précédent Suivant. The main lodge dining room has a western theme, from the high vaulted ceilings to the hard wood floors and the huge circular fireplace. We didn’t try it, but I know the guests that were in motel rooms received a complementary breakfast. I highly recommend it! 4.3. For this trip you need to be off river by 6pm regardless of your start time. Choose your adventure - a four-mile trip is about one and a half hours; a nine-mile trip is about three and a half hours. We arrived just in time for the first trail ride of the day. F4468ZUrobertg, Traverse City, Michigan. Horseback Riding Tours; Horseback Riding Lessons; Hay Rides; Children’s Horse Camps; Horse Programs. Review of Ranch Rudolf. Ranch Rudolf, Traverse City: See 19 reviews, articles, and 20 photos of Ranch Rudolf, ranked No.28 on Tripadvisor among 40 attractions in Traverse City. Nothing. Chippewa Landing. 1. Prices are based on up to two (2) people per canoe and one (1) person per kayak. We waited for 20 minutes at a table today without a server stopping by, or even acknowledge we were there. She matched each of us to a horse and we started out at a nice walk. Get directions. Find marinas and rentals. En savoir plus. 1 avis. We rode up hills, through woods, and crossed a stream. We offer 2 different options for canoe and kayak trips down the Boardman River. Nice cold, refreshing water. En savoir plus. The historical Ranch Rudolf will take you back in time with it’s “Out West” feel as you drive through the main entrance. riding and really enjoyed that. Friendly staff . Features Animals. We were a large group of families with kids ranging from 5-15. View 0 reviews. We've snowmobiled to RR on a number of occasions, and the service has gone from bad to worse to invisible. Trips are offered 7 days a week mid-June through Labor Day with shuttles leaving on the hour between 10am and 4pm. more, Ski & Snow Tours, Zipline & Aerial Adventure Parks, Wine Tours & Tastings , Equipment Hire, Eco Tours, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Kayaking & Canoeing, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Parks, Hiking Trails, Hiking & Camping Tours, Equipment Hire, Bike Tours, Beer Tastings & Tours, Kayaking & Canoeing, Continue your visit to www.tripadvisor.com. The staff was. They are as follows: This trip remains the same as in years past. Caution: before you drive all the way out to Ranch Rudolf with your young children, please be advised to bring a life jacket if they are under 50 lbs. It is a 4-mile trip and will average about 1.5 hours. There is an additional $20 deposit per canoe/kayak required. We do provide you with an extra hour for this trip, but if you exceed your scheduled time back by more than one (1) hour you forfeit your deposit. Call us at 231-947-9529, or visit our website for more information. Submit a Place. Wellston, MI. Sports & Recreation. The natural setting was beautiful and ranch feel was charming. We all loved it. American Restaurant . 6841 Brownbridge Rd, Traverse City, MI. Click Here to See a Description of the Trips Offered and of the Boardman River, 6841 Brown Bridge Road, Traverse City, MI 49696, Adult and Young Adult Novice Horse Program. 4 seasons of fun! They service the beautiful upper Boardman River . It was about 25 minutes to downtown Traverse City. Canoeing and Kayaking are not recommended for the very young or very novice who are fearful of getting wet or tipping over. Ranch Rudolf. BACK. See more of Ranch Rudolf on Facebook. She got a "sure, I'll be right over," We waited another 10 minutes. Ranch Rudolf - Boardman River - Find info about paddling launch sites including directions, ammenities, & fees to plan your next paddling trip! It was about 25 minutes to downtown Traverse City. Ranch Rudolf, Traverse City Picture: photo3.jpg - Check out Tripadvisor members' 7,062 candid photos and videos. Call (231) 947-9529. Traverse City, MI. friendly and chatted with each of us. I thoroughly enjoyed myself. The restaurant wasn't particularly busy -- it was off-peak -- there is absolutely no excuse for a place to be run this poorly. 19 avis. If nature is not your thing it is not for you. It's too bad -- this place should have been packed on a perfect snowmobiling day. There are only 25 campsites, however the sites were very large in size. The water way is very narrow and you can't avoid … It was named after Rudolf Paziener, who came to the US in 1916. Camping & Lodging. From sailing on Lake Michigan to paddling a kayak or canoe on an inland lake, enjoy the outdoors on the waters of Benzie County. Reviewed August 27, 2020 . Ranch Rudolf - Traverse City Michigan is ready for summer! Cast a line down at the fishing pond. There is an additional $20 deposit per canoe/kayak required. Nice cold, refreshing water. Canoe, kayak, and tube down the Boardman River. RR is my favorite kayak destination . Send Message. My friend had never touched a horse and she was given a nice easy mount. Campground; Motel Rooms; Bunkhouse; Overnight Camping with Your Own Horse; Amenities; Dining at the Ranch ; Activities & Adventures. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. 5.7K likes. They also offer kayaking, canoeing and tubing. There is onsite restaurant and full bar. The horses each had their own personalities. Primary Menu . Horseback Riding Tours, River Rafting & Tubing, Kayaking & Canoeing. Also only about an hour from Sleeping Bear Dunes, which we visited and was absolutely gorgeous! We didn’t try it, but I know the guests that were in motel rooms received a complementary breakfast. We stayed here with a group for baseball tournament in Traverse City. The facilities are utilized mostly by snow mobiles at this time of year, but … Nº60 sur 73 Activités en plein air à Traverse City. I was pleasantly surprised that I was not sore after the ride and neither was my friend. Ranch Rudolf, Traverse City, MI. In addition to the stables and tubing, guests can participate in a variety of activities – canoeing, kayaking, fly or trout fishing, reading in the hammock, swimming in the pool, playing ping pong, archery, ladder ball and sand volleyball, or hiking. Traverse City Tourism; Traverse City Hotels; Bed and Breakfast Traverse City; Traverse City Holiday Rentals; Traverse City Holiday Packages; Flights to Traverse City They also offer kayaking, canoeing and tubing. Both options will be put in upstream and end at the Ranch. 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